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Mexico discovers truck migrants

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 1:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Asia

Police in southern Mexico find more than 500 migrants from across Latin America and Asia crammed into two US-bound trucks.
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VIDEO: Guatemala killings: Suspects arrested

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 6:26
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

Police in Guatemala say they have captured suspected members of Mexico's feared Zeta cartel in connection with a massacre that left at least 27 people dead in a Guatemalan village on Sunday morning.
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Guatemala massacre details emerge

Monday, May 16th 2011, 21:41
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

A survivor from a mass killing in Guatemala relives his experiences at the hands of suspected Mexican drugs cartel members.
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Drug feud kills 27 in Guatemala

Monday, May 16th 2011, 7:03
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala

The decapitated bodies of at least 27 people - believed to be victims of a drugs feud - are found at a ranch close to Guatemala's Mexico border.
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Obama backs new oil exploration

Saturday, May 14th 2011, 12:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alaska

The US will grant new leases to drill for oil in Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico to try to boost output and cap fuel prices, President Obama says.
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Mexican 'drug cartel leader' held

Friday, May 13th 2011, 18:37

Mexican soldiers capture a suspected leader of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel while police in Colombia arrest a man whom they say was its main cocaine supplier.
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Mexican jail governor decapitated

Friday, May 13th 2011, 1:27
related places: Durango

The deputy governor of a prison in Durango, in northern Mexico is found decapitated along with seven other headless bodies, three days after being abducted.
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Mexico drugs shoot-out kills 13

Tuesday, May 10th 2011, 11:05
related countries: United States United States

One soldier and at least 12 suspected members of Mexico's Zeta drugs cartel are killed after marines stumble on a camp at a lake on the US border.
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VIDEO: Mexico's anti-drug gang protest

Monday, May 9th 2011, 9:34

Over 20,000 people gathered in Mexico City to protest over the large number of deaths caused by drug-related violence.
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Mexico recovers last mine bodies

Monday, May 9th 2011, 7:55

Rescuers recover the last of 14 bodies trapped in a coal mine in northern Mexico, nearly a week on from a deadly blast.
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In pictures: Mexico anti-drugs march

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 23:48
related places: Cuernavaca

Thousands of Mexicans join the culmination of a four-day march in silence from the city of Cuernavaca to Mexico City to protest against drugs-related violence in the country.
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Mexico pit blast deaths reach 11

Saturday, May 7th 2011, 21:34

Rescuers recover two more bodies from the remains of a coal mine in northern Mexico destroyed by a gas explosion.
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Mexicans urged to back drug fight

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 12:31

Mexican President Felipe Calderon urges people to continue to support the crackdown on drug gangs, ahead of anti-violence marches in the country.
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Mexico bolsters its gold reserves

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 15:25

Mexico bought more than 90 tonnes of gold between January and March, according to figures from the International Monetary Fund.
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Mexico mine rescue hopes dwindle

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 12:41

Rescuers recover five bodies from the rubble of a Mexican pit blast as hopes for nine other miners trapped underground fade.
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Fatal blast traps Mexican miners

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 6:46
related countries: Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
related places: Sabinas, San Juan

Four miners are killed and 10 are missing underground after a gas explosion at a pit near near San Juan de Sabinas, Mexico.
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Mexico 'cartel boss' extradited

Friday, April 29th 2011, 19:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tijuana

Mexico extradites the alleged leader of the Tijuana cartel which during its heyday controlled much of the drug flow to the United States.
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Mexico graves yield more bodies

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 11:23
related places: Durango

Searches are continuing in the Mexican state of Durango where 96 bodies have so far been unearthed this month, officials say.
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Guatemalan 'drug lord' captured

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 9:15
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala, Peru Peru, United States United States
related places: Sinaloa

Guatemalan police detain Waldemar Lorenzana Lima, wanted by the US for his alleged ties to Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel.
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BP's first quarter profits slip

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 8:21

Oil giant BP reports a slight fall in first quarter profits as it continues to be affected by the Gulf of Mexico clean up costs.
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Mexico: 51 kidnap victims freed

Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 8:57
related countries: China China, United States United States

Mexican police rescue 51 people, among them Central American and Chinese immigrants, kidnapped in the north-east of the country.
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Poet's voice

Friday, April 22nd 2011, 23:46

Mexican writer leads national anger against drugs violence
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Royal result for Mexican teenager

Friday, April 22nd 2011, 8:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A Mexican teenager has been given the money to fly to London after staging a hunger strike to try and obtain a Royal Wedding invite.
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Mass grave discovered in Mexico

Thursday, April 21st 2011, 23:38
related places: Durango

Mexican police uncover a mass grave containing 30 bodies as experts try to identify the remains of 145 people found in Tamaulipas.
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BP sues for $40bn over Gulf spill

Thursday, April 21st 2011, 1:10

BP sues Transocean, the owner of the oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico last year, for $40bn (£24.37bn) in damages.
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BP oil spill: US marks anniversary

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 20:44

Relatives of the men who died in the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion will fly over the Gulf of Mexico where the disaster occurred a year ago.
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VIDEO: US oil spill clean up one year on

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 13:29
related countries: United States United States

A year since the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, local communities are trying to rebuild their lives.
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VIDEO: Where has the Gulf oil spill gone?

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 6:29

One of the biggest questions that remains a year after the Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico is about the oil.
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One year on

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 0:31

Was the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as bad as feared?
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High cost

Monday, April 18th 2011, 23:01

The impact of Mexico's drugs war on the country's economy
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Mexico state police chief sacked

Monday, April 18th 2011, 0:51
related places: San Fernando, Tamaulipas

The head of security in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas is replaced after the discovery of 145 bodies in mass graves in San Fernando.
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Mexico massacre suspect arrested

Sunday, April 17th 2011, 0:39
related places: Tamaulipas

Mexico's navy arrests the main suspect in the murder of 145 people whose bodies were found in mass graves in Tamaulipas state earlier this month.
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BP meeting sparks angry protests

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 17:49

Campaigners stage protests at BP's annual meeting, held a year after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and as a key Russian deal lies in the balance.
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More mass graves found in Mexico

Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 22:56
related places: Tamaulipas

Forensic experts in Mexico discovered more mass graves in the northwest of the country, as the number of bodies found in graves the northeastern state of Tamaulipas rises to 126.
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VIDEO: Mexico drug gang death toll mounts

Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 9:42

The authorities in Mexico believe a drug gang formed by deserters from special forces is behind the worst massacres in the country's four year drugs war
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Cartel blamed for Mexico killings

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 22:20
related places: Tamaulipas

Mexican officials blame the Zetas drug cartel for killing 116 people whose bodies have been discovered in mass graves in a northern state.
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Opera composer Catan dies aged 62

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 10:57
related countries: Italy Italy

Mexican composer Daniel Catan, best known for his operatic adaptation of Italian film Il Postino for the Los Angeles Opera, dies aged 62.
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Mexico state security boss sacked

Sunday, April 10th 2011, 21:18
related places: Morelos

The general in charge of public security in the central Mexican state of Morelos has been sacked after the murder of seven young people triggered mass protests.
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Three dead in Acapulco shoot-out

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 0:28
related places: Acapulco

Security forces in Mexico say a soldier and two suspected gunmen have been killed in a shoot-out at a shopping centre in the beach resort of Acapulco.
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US official denies BP Gulf deal

Monday, April 4th 2011, 14:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf

US interior secretary Ken Salazar rejects claims that BP has reached an agreement to restart drilling for oil in the Gulf of Mexico.
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US oil spill executives get bonus

Sunday, April 3rd 2011, 4:57
related countries: United States United States

Transocean, the firm which owned the rig that caused the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster, gives top executives bonuses for its "best year" for safety.
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Thousands are missing in Mexico

Sunday, April 3rd 2011, 1:56

A Mexican human rights group says more than 5,000 people have been reported missing since the war on drugs began.
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Mexican attorney general resigns

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 21:33

Mexican Attorney General Arturo Chavez resigns, after 18 months marked by the battle against violent drugs cartels.
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Reward of $5m for US agent death

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 18:37
related countries: United States United States

A $5m (£3.1m) reward has been offered by the US government to find those responsible for a deadly attack on two US officials in Mexico.
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Clash of the tycoons

Sunday, March 27th 2011, 15:39

Mexican billionaires wrestle over television and phone markets
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Mexican media in drug war accord

Friday, March 25th 2011, 0:30

Mexican media organisations agree common guidelines on how to report the country's drug-related violence.
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Mexico confronts sexist language

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011, 23:47

Mexico publishes a manual to help government workers reduce the use of sexist language, in a nation renowned for its machismo.
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'Fake' Mayan statue sold for $4m

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011, 15:47
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A Mayan sculpture that fetched 2.9m euros ($4.2m, £2.5m) at a Paris auction is a fake, Mexican officials claim.
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Mexico 'headed for strong growth'

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 14:54

Mexico's Finance Minister Ernesto Cordero says his country is set for strong growth, with no signs investment is being harmed by concerns over drug violence.
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US ambassador to Mexico resigns

Sunday, March 20th 2011, 9:57
related countries: United States United States

US Ambassador to Mexico Carlos Pascual resigns after a row over leaked diplomatic cables in which he doubted Mexico's ability to tackle drug gangs.
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US drones tracking Mexico gangs

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 17:45
related countries: United States United States

US unarmed drones have been flying over Mexico to gather intelligence on drugs cartels, the Mexican government confirms.
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Two Mexican children shot dead

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 8:47
related places: Acapulco

Two boys, aged six and two, are killed in the Mexican city of Acapulco as gunmen pursue a man through their house, officials say.
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Colombia rebel 'drug boss' killed

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 1:40
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia's armed forces kill a Farc rebel leader, Oliver Solarte, who they say was the group's main contact with Mexico's drug cartels.
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